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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMRU17L8W
This vehicle is driving me crazy. It idles very poorly but going down the road it runs fine. Compression in all cylinders is good. There are no codes and mode 6 shows no misfires. BARO reading is 26.03 inHg. MAF at idle is 7.40 g/s. Intake vacuum reading at id...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F21
Truck came in with constant misfire on #2. Buzz test confirmed a quieter than normal injector on #2. We replaced it with a used (tested) injector from a wrecking yard. The misfire now only occurs when cold, but go's away when warmed up now. Since the problem i... Trouble codes: P1272 (Injector cyl2 high to low circuit open), P0266 (cyl2 injector circuit contribution balance fault only codes when cold)
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L powerwindow VIN: 1FAFP55S62
hi fellow tech i have power window no working all windows replace master switch and gem moudule both used units whene pressing power window master switch i just get a clicking noise and dome lights blink as i press button no windows are working thank for your ...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on, No power and rattle VIN: 1FTPW12574
The complaint is that the truck will not accelerate above 3000rpm under load and at about that point begins to rattle pretty bad. It feels ok at cruise or light accel. The LT fuel trims= B1+29% and B2+10%. The fuel rail was removed and injector inlets inspecte... Trouble codes: P0171 (B1 lean)
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP2185G
Have a fuel gauge issue. Fuel gauge will drop to 0 and mil will come on. Have one code in ecu p0463 fuel level sender a ckt high, and one in icm p1202 fuel sender ckt open. We initially found a tsb that included all the symptoms and codes stored. We replaced b...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L tcm or valve body VIN: 1FAFP28145
customer complaint is the vehicle at highway speeds goes into neutral and will not go back into drive untll customer pulls over, shuts car off and then restarts. when it arrived at my shop it had a code po641 and the vehicle had just experienced a neutral cond...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FDAF56F7Y
Well we will call this one fixed. Replaced The t-stat no change. Ran with fan removed no change. Power and ground good. Installed Inst Cluster from another 550 no change. ?!?!?!?!?!?.Verified correct sensor no change. Installed aftermarket gauge and all is wel...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRW07392
Thank you for all of the replies. I just had a gut feeling about this truck,and of course it was another shop that I was trying to help. The commanded and actual rpm values were not coinciding with each other so reprogramming was mentioned to the customer and ...
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FMYU92124
Replaced both front calipers as suggested, due to possible air leakage at piston seal.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
Thanks for the replies. I borrowed a low amp probe for my scope. I verified 20amps to each injector. As listed in test results I had already verified good icp , voltages & good ficm pids during a full 15 second cranking period. I think the way I wrote it could... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 missfire), P0269 (Cylinder 3 missfire), P0272 (Cylinder 4 missfire), P0278 (Cylinder 6 missfire), P2617, P2552.
1996 Mercury Villager LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV11W3T
thanks lot all input from everyone of you.i appreciated your answer. customer took to dealer.when i get feed back from cutomer . i will post. thanks. Trouble codes: P0325, P0335.
2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55511
thank you to all that replyed to my request. i did find that it had a vacuum leak. it would not show up when engine was warmed up, but when it was cold i finnally found it. it was the intake manifold gaskets i had sprayed carb cleaner at the upper manifold con... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0455, P0300.
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